In 2002, Catherine Muldoon joined BDP International, Inc. (“BDP”), a global logistics company with offices in over 114 countries, as General Counsel, US. In January of 2004, Catherine was named Chief Legal Officer. In this role, Catherine is head of BDP’s global legal department with direct responsibility for all legal and contractual considerations associated with all mergers and acquisitions, joint venture and business partner arrangements, tax planning, corporate structuring and strategy, business services, personnel, intellectual property, banking relations, and real estate. She is also responsible for managing litigation. Catherine manages corporate governance and risk management programs within BDP, ensuring that best practices are identified to the Board of Directors and implemented by the business units.
In her tenure, which has been marked with an aggressive growth and integration strategy, Catherine represented BDP in 26 acquisitions most of which were cross border. Catherine authored and manages BDP’s Code of Conduct, including the anti-trust, anti-bribery, export compliance policies within BDP. Catherine is responsible for creating product offerings to BDP clients associated with the foreign tax credit and REACH.
Catherine earned a Bachelor of Arts from The Johns Hopkins University and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law. She is Chair of Corporate Counsel Forum of the International Bar Association 2011-2013, a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel, The Forum of Executive Women, and National Association of Professional Women. She was also a finalist for ACC’s Outstanding Chief Legal Officer award in 2010. Catherine is also responsible for creating BDP’s Women’s Networking Group and BDP’s Legal Webinar Series. Catherine speaks regularly on cross boarder M&A activity, corporate governance and anticorruption within global organizations and has published articles in the ACC Docket and Forefront Magazine.